May 30

Visiting Church Group Leaves Lasting Impression

Posted on May 30, 2017 at 11:59 AM by Allan Warren

Churchgroup OptionFifth graders from Ptarmigan Ridge Elementary and high schoolers from Massachusetts worked together to plant nearly 250 shrubs in Orting. The high school group connected with the District for their spring break service project and the elementary students learned about the benefits of plants and ecosystems as part of their participation.

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May 30

Planting at the Shelstad Farm

Posted on May 30, 2017 at 11:39 AM by Allan Warren

Shelstad Planting
A big Thank You to all the volunteers who made the habitat planting at the Shelstad Farm possible!

Farming, habitat enhancement, and water quality protection all came together on March 4 at the volunteer planting event near Orting. In partnership with PCC Farmland Trust and the owners of Shelstad Farm, Kim and Janet Shelstad, 30 volunteers planted, tubed, and mulched 220 trees and shrubs...

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Nov 29

Sumner Planting Recap

Posted on November 29, 2016 at 12:24 PM by Allan Warren

Sumner Planting bPCD and the City of Sumner send a huge shout out to the 20 hearty men, women, and children who came out Saturday, October 15th to plant 120 trees at the city’s wastewater treatment plant. Despite dire storm warnings, only a steady rain materialized, which is great planting weather! As these plants grow, this site along the Puyallup River will be transformed from a weedy lawn to a native habitat for birds and other wildlife.